Proceedings at the opening of the Seattle public library

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One of the most obvious areas of difference among the movements today concerns gender roles and rights. He wrote: “Consider what effects, which might conceivably have practical bearings, we conceive the object of our conception to have. Let's hope that when an organizer reaches power, they don't mess it up and they keep the goal of revolution in mind when the enemies have been defeated. New York: Columbia University Press, 1946. Pragmatism and Feminism: Reweaving the Social Fabric.

Pragmatism, Nation, and Race: Community in the Age of Empire

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S. government, along with other states and international organizations, has grown more attuned to how burgeoning industrial output affects its own air, water, and land area, as well as how international legal agreements might best be fashioned to minimize the corrosive impacts of industrialization on the earth's environment beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. McGavran’s own agency had planted only twenty or thirty small churches in several decades of missionary work.[2] McGavran determined to devise a strategy of missions that took note of which methods seemed to work and which ones didn’t. “As he declared in the preface to a book he coauthored in the 1930s, he had dedicated himself to ‘discarding theories of church growth which do not work, and learning and practicing productive patterns. . . ‘”[3] McGavran’s pragmatism seems to have been initially prompted by a legitimate concern for stewardship.

American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy (AAR Reflection

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At the end of 1911, at a time when the Die Brucke movement was beginning to break up, another group emerged in Munich, called Der Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) centered around Franz Marc (1880-1916), Kandinsky and his partner Gabriele Munter (1877-1962), and Alexei von Jawlensky (1864-1941) the "Russian Matisse", along with other talented painters like Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). Thus, the accusation of identifying truth with utility cannot be applied to empirical judgments.

Rationality Reconsidered: Ortega Y Gasset and Wittgenstein

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The question is, where do you dedicate your effort? However, such hopes were dashed in light of the endemic corruption, concentration of power in the executive branch, and growing de-facto presidential system found under Mr. The second was the fragmenting affect this "private welfare state" had on the consciousness of union members, along with the growing separation of their living standards from workers in weaker unions or in no unions.

A New Conscience And An Ancient Evil (Annotated) (ABW.

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However, believing this will work, as so many self-help books suggest, makes personal change difficult if not impossible. Believers will certainly do battle with the wiles and temptations wrought by Satan, "but nowhere in the New Testament is temptation resisted by a process of commanding demons to loose their hold or leave a Christian's mind or body. In Pakistan, however, the story is a more complicated. Another famous sophist Gorgias used to say, “Nothing exists and if thing exists we can never know it.” This agnosticism has led to relativism in pragmatic epistemology.

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between

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Al-Qaeda’s Syrian branch, Jabhat al-Nusra (“The Support Front”), has taken a central role in the fight against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. A feminist historian suggests that the American officials had tactically diverted the attention of legislators and the general public, men and women alike, from the most pressing issueof national independence by emphasizing instead women’s suffrage (Santos 1984, p. 46). Alchemy, for example, was less concerned with finding the real nature of bodies than with a method of producing gold.

Essays in Pragmatism the Hafner LibraryofClassics 1957

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That which we call introspection does not give privileged access to knowledge about the mind—the self is a concept that is derived from our interaction with the external world and not the other way around (De Waal 2005, pp. 7–10). But it is clear that if we attach any definite meaning at all to the idea of God, we must mean a Being whose existence is not capable of direct intuitional experience, except in the supernatural order, an order which, it need hardly be said, the Pragmatist does not admit.

Take Care of Freedom and Truth Will Take Care of Itself:

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Peoria, Illinois (1913): 27-34. "Introduction," In A Contribution to a Bibliography of Henri Bergson by Isadore Gilbert Mudge. If the object can, and is expected to, drift in and out of experience unchanged, then the object possesses an existence entirely independent of human experience. Certainly, this sense of primitivism was one of the major phenomena of the beginning of the century. The first stage is characterized by the "planning and putting on record the political foundation rights of immense masses of people—indeed all people" and the various political institutions dedicated to preserving those rights; the second stage is "material prosperity," by which he means the development of a broad-based industrial and consumer economy, supported by technological innovations and an educational infrastructure.

Believing Against the Evidence: Agency and the Ethics of

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Allen, A Reader's Guide to Walt Whitman, 186. (Back) 1. Indeed, hierarchies depend upon an ability to reduce the uniqueness of every human being, the infinite variety of potential human responses, to crude and simplistic classifications. The world of concrete personal experiences to which the street belongs is multitudinous beyond imagination, tangled, muddy, painful and perplexed. Conversation analysis also investigates commonsense practices, and in particular the manner by which speakers and hearers produce and understand talk as part of their social actions and interactions.

Radical Pragmatism: An Alternative

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The formulations Whitman developed as a response to nineteenth-century advocates of "high culture" serve as useful correctives to some modern theoretical trends. The mature powers of the human mind were supposed to be uniform for the entire species, across the past, present, and future of humanity. At a minimum, this stance is adopted as a matter of personal conviction limited to one's own choices, which sometimes leaves the individual conscientiously free to serve in a war effort as a non-combatant if required to do so.